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    What is a dermatologic surgeon?

    One of the most innovative and progressive medical subspecialties, these ASDS experts perform medically necessary and cosmetic treatment and procedures to improve skin health and beauty.

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    From aging skin to skin cancer...

    No one is more qualified to help than an ASDS member dermatologist. Each year, these skilled doctors perform 5 million cosmetic procedures and 2.6 million skin cancer treatments.

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    One American dies of melanoma almost every hour

    The good news: With early detection, melanoma has an almost 100 percent five-year survival rate. Schedule a free skin cancer screening today.

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    From crow's feet to spider veins...

    You'll look and feel your best when ASDS member dermatologists combine their training and expertise with the widest range of options available.

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2013 Cutting Edge Research Grant Winners

 The Cutting Edge Research Grant Program unites education and innovation to encourage and stimulate clinical research and the transfer of new technologies from the research settings to surgical practice. Since 2000, the ASDS has awarded more than $1 million in clinical research funding in surgical oncology, lasers, neuromodulators, fillers, liposuction and other cosmetic procedures. This year, the following researchers were awarded funds to complete their studies:

  • Jeremy A. Brauer, MD (Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York): Evaluation of the Safety and Efficacy of Multiple Same Week Pulsed Dye Laser Treatments of Port Wine Stains
  • Daniel P. Friedmann, MD (Cosmetic Laser Center, San Diego): A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study of the Effect of a High-Potency Topical Corticosteroid Following Sclerotherapy for Reticular Veins and Telangiectasias of the Lower Extremities
  • Jennifer Gordon, MD (University of Texas, Southwestern Austin): Excimer Light Treatment for Lidiopathic Guttate Hypomelanosis: A Pilot Study
  • Arisa E. Ortiz, MD (University of California, San Diego): Non-invasive Autofluorescent Imaging of Non-melanoma Skin Cancer Tumor Margins During Mohs Micrographic Surgery
  • Amanda Raymond, MD (University of California, San Francisco): Melanoma Outcomes in Transplant Recipients with Pre-transplant Melanoma
  • Razieh Soltani-Arabshahi, MD (University of Utah): Randomized Controlled Trial of 308 nm Excimer Laser for Treatment of Nail Psoriasis

For more information or an application for next year’s program: visit Cutting Edge Research Grant.


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